Sports in Pakistan... and Beyond
Shaheen's career-best 'five-for-52' sees Pakistan to big win over Zimbabwe Seamer Shaheen Afridi took a career best five for 52 as Pakistan beat Zimbabwe by an innings and 147 runs early on the fourth day of the second Test at Harare Sports Club on Monday. It was the fourth successive series win for Pakistan on a southern Africa tour.
Pakistan vs Zimbabwe Test Match: Pakistan take total control on the second day of the second Test. Pakistan took total control on the second day of the second Test against Zimbabwe at the Harare Sports Club on Saturday, outclassing the home side with both bat and ball to take a big step towards sealing a 2-0 series victory. Zimbabwe went into the match with three leading batsmen missing because of injury.
Kohli batting position: I am going to open in the IPL as well: Kohli. The final T20I saw Kohli promoting himself to the top of the order. The India skipper also made the promotion count with an unbeaten 52-ball 80. Kohli confirmed that he would 'like' to continue opening the innings with Rohit in T20Is, and added that he would bat at the top of the order in the upcoming IPL as well.
India vs England: Clinical India clinch series 3-2. Dawid Malan and Jos Buttler's quickfire half-centuries went in vain as Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Shardul Thakur ensured that England fell 36 runs short in their pursuit of 224 for 2 in the series decider, a total setup courtesy fifties by Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli.
BPL 2021 deferred to next year. Bangladesh Cricket Board has been forced to discard the eighth edition of Bangladesh Premier League, country's most extravagant domestic Twenty20 competition, in 2021 due to unavailability of national cricketers.
PSL 2021 set to resume in June. The 2021 edition of the Pakistan Super League is set to resume in early June, with all the matches set to take place in Karachi, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Thursday (March 11). The PCB has taken the decision in consultation with the franchises and the Governing Council.
Massive body blow to Portugal as Ronaldo tests positive for virus. Ronaldo “is asymptomatic” and “will not play against Sweden” in Wednesday’s Nations League match, the federation said on its website.
Luvo Manyonga: Former long jump world champion fined for public drinking. South Africa's star long jumper Luvo Manyonga, who famously overcame a crystal meth addiction to win gold at the 2017 World Championships and silver at the 2016 Olympics, is in trouble with the law again.
Inzamamul Haq wants former captain Salim Malik deserves another chance. Pakistan batting great Inzamamul Haq believes that former Pakistan batsman Salim Malik should be given another chance by involving him in some kind of cricketing activity.
PCB to allow players to partake in upto three foreign T20 leagues The board tweaked its No-Objection Certificate policy, to make room for the centrally-contracted players of Pakistan to take part in up to four T20 leagues in all - including PSL.
Pakistan inflict innings defeat on Bangladesh in Rawalpindi. Pakistan needed less than 90 minutes on Monday to claim the last four Bangladesh wickets and steamroll the tourists by an innings and 44 runs inside four days in the opening test in Rawalpindi.
Bangladesh squad returns to Pakistan for first cricket test. Bangladesh was originally scheduled to play three Twenty20 Internationals and two test matches, but agreed to split the tour into three phases because it did not want to stay in Pakistan for a longer duration because of security concerns.
Domingo confident of 'pushing' Pakistan in their own backyard. Russell Domingo, the Bangladesh head coach, urged his team to approach the Test series against Pakistan with a positive mindset
Kumar Sangakkara to Lead 12-Man MCC Squad For Pakistan Tour. MCC will play a series of T20 matches against two Pakistan Super League teams – Lahore Qalandars and Multan Sultans and will also face their domestic T20 champions Northern next month.
Australia v New Zealand: Hosts gain commanding lead after bowling out Kiwis for 166. The tourists resumed on 109-5 and fast bowler Mitchell Starc (5-52) claimed his fifth wicket of the innings as New Zealand were bowled out for 166.
Cueist Asif given hero's welcome for world title Pakistan’s top cueist Mohammad Asif arrived in Karachi and was received to a hero's welcome after winning the IBSF World Snooker Championship title in Turkey.
I can never cheat Pakistan, I was surrounded by match fixers, Shoaib Akhtar “I was always of the belief that I can never cheat Pakistan, no match-fixing. I was surrounded by match-fixers. I was playing against 22 people, 11 theirs and 10 ours. Who knows who was the match-fixer. There was so much match-fixing.
Sourav Ganguly officially elected as BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has been officially appointed as the president of Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) at the Annual General Body Meeting in Mumbai on Wednesday. He has become the 39th president of the nation’s governing board for cricket, and the second captain of the national team
Nepotism tag won’t go away: Imam Opening batsman Imam-ul-Haq believes he may never be accepted by Pakistan fans for what he is as opposed to him being batting great and former captain Inzamam-ul-Haq’s nephew.
Umar Akmal determined to take fresh start Middle-order batsman Umar Akmal was named among the 20 probables for the upcoming series against the Islanders
Smith: One to tick off my bucket list Australia’s Steve Smith says an Ashes triumph in England had been high on his "bucket list" after failing to win the urn on their two previous visits.
Abdul Qadir Profile Lahore-born Qadir took 236 wickets in 67 Tests between 1977 and 1990, also capturing a further 132 in 104 one-day international appearances.
Hashim Amla: South Africa batsman retires from international cricket He is the only South Africa batsman to score a Test triple hundred - 311 not out against England in 2012.
Making the trip: India confirms Davis Cup team WILL travel to Pakistan for historic clash An Indian tennis team will make its first trip to Pakistan in 55 years as the nation's Davis Cup tennis team gets set to make an historic trip to their neighboring country, it was confirmed on Sunday.
England World Cup hero Ben Stokes declines nomination for 'New Zealander of the Year' England cricket hero Ben Stokes has declined his nomination for 'New Zealander of the Year' after his man of the match performance against New Zealand in the World Cup final.
Sri Lanka's Karunaratne picks India to win World Cup Sri Lanka captain Dimuth Karunaratne has backed India to win the World Cup after losing to Virat Kohli's side at Headingley.
England's Chris Woakes on the art of death bowling It is limited-overs cricket at its most dramatic: the outcome of an entire match boiled down to the final six deliveries.
IPL records you may not know about. With 4985 runs in 176 matches, Suresh Raina is the leading run scorer in IPL history. The left-handed batsman has played for both Chennai Super Kings and Gujarat Lions and more...
Australia thrashed Pakistan again and by the same margin of eight wickets to take a 2-0 lead with three matches remaining in the five-match One-day International series here at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium on Sunday night.
PCB paid $1.6 million to Indian board: Mani. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has paid the BCCI approximately $1.6 million as compensation after losing the case in the ICC's Dispute Resolution Committee, PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani claimed on Monday.
Pakistan collapse as South Africa completes a clean sweep Duanne Olivier sparked a Pakistan collapse as South Africa completed a 107-run win on the fourth day of the third and final Test at the Wanderers Stadium
Messi sets new Barcelona record in scintillating Levante performance. As well as leading Barca to the record-breaking win, Messi sent several individual records tumbling on a scintillating evening.
Belgium beat Netherlands in shootout to win Men's Hockey World Cup 2018. A gritty Belgium defeated former champions the Netherlands in sudden death in a thrilling summit clash to win their maiden men's hockey World Cup title at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
Pakistan batsman Babar Azam slams anchor Zainab Abbas. But the 24-year-old Pakistan batsman apparently didn't like word 'sons' in Zainab's tweet as it suggested he gets special treatment from the Australian coach in the Pakistan dressing room.
ICC Dismisses Pakistan Cricket Board's Financial Claim Against Indian Cricket Board The International Cricket Council's (ICC) Dispute Panel on Tuesday dismissed the financial claim made by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) against the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
Pakistani Gold Medalist seeks help from Indian Government In a video posted on YouTube Ahmed said, "Today I need a heart and I need the support of the Indian government". Mansoor won World Cup of Hockey for Pakistan in 1994.
Wimbledon 2017: Who is greates of them all! Federer’s eighth Wimbledon title proved no-one has ever hit a tennis ball as beautifully or more successfully than him.
Hockey World League London ~ India vs Pakistan India and Pakistan, the two giants of Asian Hockey face each other in the Pool B match of the Men’s Hockey World League (HWL) Semi-Final in London on 18 June 2017. The greatest historical rivalry in World Hockey is a classic match involving these two teams from the sub-continent
English batsmen to face DRS trial in India. Playing spinners with DRS in place is an altogether different and more challenging prospect than without it and it will make India more difficult to beat for England.
Olympic Heroes. Nadia Comaneci remained an icon for glory, there are few such heroes in Olympic History. (Urdu Content)
The 2010 England tour had started on a faulty note when Shahid Afridi, the appointed Test captain of the tour, in his moment of madness announced his retirement at Lord’s after Pakistan lost the first of the two Tests against Australia, and that too immediately after his debut as Test captain. Qamar Ahmed recalls how Pakistan's dirty trio got greased.
A league of their own - PCB deprives Pakistanis of Supper action Cash starved PCB has arranged a league in haste focused only on financial gains while Pakistan's cricket fan are licking dust in the major arena at home...
Match-fixing still haunts Pakistan Cricket. Pakistan’s reputation on match-fixing has remained questionable over the years. After the third one day international against England the suspicions echoed yet again. Pakistan is yet to take any solid action against the tainted players.
There is something about the Caribbean The manner in which West Indies won the match was far more asertive than any one had thought off
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